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>>> good morning. a responsibility to act. president obama defends his decision to involvele the u.s. military in libya but vowed our troops will not be used to overthrow moammar gadhafi by force. >> to be blunt, we went down that road in iraq. >> did the president say enough to quiet his critics? >> prince harry joins a punishing expedition to the north pole. we are with him live. >> and buried. a snow boarder crashes and becomes trapped upside down in six feet of snow. his helmet camera captured it all including a desperate call to his wife. >> i'm stuck in a tree well. give them my phone number. >> are you serious? >> i'm going to die if they don't find me. >> luckily, she did and he was finally rescued. he's sharing his story with us finally rescued. he's sharing his story with us today, tuesday, march 29, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning. i'm meredith vieira. >> i'm matt lauer. president obama vowed america's role would be limited in libya last night. he told the nation we had fulfilled the pledge, we had done wha
consider asking for outside help but would the u.s. answer the call? as american warships head to the region just what is the u.s. military willing to offer? >>> oil futures rise above $100 a barrel a day after the dow slumped 1.5%. we'll check where the market is headed before the opening bell today. >>> and flip-flop already? or just a communications mix-up. we'll get to the bottom of newt announcing for president thursday debacle. chuck has the back story. good morning. wednesday, march 2nd, 2011. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm chuck todd. amazing what making sure you have two sources do and can keep you out of trouble. we'll get more into that. all of that plus does michael huckabee think president obama grew up in kenya and will the beloved "the daily rundown" moth pad get a tablet today. let's get to the rundown. moammar gadhafi is vowing to fight to the last man as he ramps up efforts to hold onto his country in the face of a growing rebellion. pierce battles in the east and west. the libyan air force is bombing rebel territory sending forces to an oil base in the eastern
and he joins us. >> good to be with you. >> your 21st term in the congress, and i'm assuming you've seen these kinds of high stakes politicking in the past. so of all members, tell us, will a deal be done on friday? >> i don't know. i can't tell you whether it will be done on friday. it is very controversial. but we are moving in right direction. there's no way to resolve this issue unless we talk. and so the two weeks gives us an opportunity, not only to just deal with a continued resolution that would take us two weeks, but we also have to deal with the debt ceiling and also to 2012 budget. so, i do hope that the leadership is trying to provide a solution to all of these problems, because the whole country, indeed the world, is waiting to see what we do. >> do congressional members realize that, while they claim to be acting in the public interest, the public has become deeply frustrated with their conduct because funding government for just two weeks, isn't that grossly inefficient? >> yes, and it's totally embarrassing. but you now, we have new members that have come here with a comm
the government for two more weeks which takes us to march 18th, and then we are right back where we started with the contentious battles between republicans and democrats. one thing that we did learn today, harry reid, the senate majority leader, just had a news conference after that vote and he announced that vice president joe biden is going to inject himself into the process, and he will be conducting meetings with republicans and democrats to try to find the middle ground on the negotiations. right now they are about $60 billion apart on the ideal. and it is a fundamental battle in congress and nose in the republican ranks and especially those from the far right want a lot of cuts and what democrats call extreme cuts. on the left, harry reid has to deal with the liberals who say don't cut too much. the democrats feel that some of the cuts will hurt job growth and job creation. so that is what joe biden has in store for him. now, let's not forget it was joe biden who last year behind the scenes was working with republicans and democrats to find a way to get an agreement on a tax cut prop
the government forces out. meanwhile, u.s. warships are moving closer to libya as we speak. and this morning, calls for a no-fly zone are getting louder. it's something that the u.s. military would likely take the lead in enforcing. defense secretary robert gates mean, though, setting up a no-fly zone would basically mean war since the u.s. would have to strike libya to take out its air defenses. >>> take a look at the map, a ajdabiya and al brega, capable of landing and a big one, ben wedeman is on the phone from benghazi, libya. ben, you had come close to one of the bombs being dropped. in fact, about 40 yards from you. what schais happening from them >> reporter: what we're hearing, from l bral brega, there have b more air raids. and also this ammunition stock which is providing a lot of the ammunition and weaponry for the rebels who yesterday weren't able to push pro-gadhafi forces out of the day after you mentioned that day long gun battle. i just got off the phone with somebody who lives there, he said the forces are gathering in that town. to,he says, start to push back -- push toward
.about want.let us know what's on your mind-- and your response pould air in our "facebook feedback" segment. segment.just go to facebook dot com slash foxbaltimore to become a fan and join the conversation. 3 3 map-fiber-map 3 governor o'malley declares a state f emergency because of the torrential rains.the national guard was called to activv service.roads were closed...and some areas evacuated. 3& and the effect of all that rain is far reaching. joel d. smith is live in mt. washiigton where many businesses were evacuated yesterday. good morning joel d. how does it look now? good morning joel d. good morning and as bad as this is, it was even worse yest. yesterday. look here as the the jones falls 3 yesterday's seeminglyyendless rain... caused problems for residents all across the region.but nothing beats what happened o one ohio family's h. home.take a look... the sparks family watched... as their home was swept away by a nearby river.owner john sparks says he spent the last 27 years of his life in that home. he's now planning to rebuild. but áthisá time... farther from t
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is enjoying time off. >> great on have you here. and i shared with you in the opening make us proud. >> which is nicer than what you were going to say. >> always fun to have you here. coming up, the unemployment rate has fallen. those are words we haven't heard in a long time. businesses are starting to hire and consumer confidence is on the rise. this good news comes as gas prices soar this week amid the ongoing crisis in the middle east and that's putting a lot of pressure on america's pocketbooks. what could it mean? we'll break it down. >>> and a daring rescue as a firefighter came to the rescue of two painters whose scaffolding snapped high above the ground leaving them dangling on the side of a building. the amazing rescue story coming up. >> we were showing that live on local television. it was amazing to watch them pull it off. they practice this kind of stuff but it's still a maze to go watch. >>> and then the difference between store brands and generic. how do they stack up when it comes to taste some we'll show you what happened when one mom pulled a fast one on her husband and fiv
the disaster. they will join us morning to tell us what's being done to find her. >> also coming up, the murder case against casey anthony, the florida mop accused of kaling her daughter, caylee. with her trial just weeks away, a judge has made a very important ruling on stapts she made to the police, statements the defense doesn't want a jury to hear. we'll tell you a lot more about that still ahead. but we want to begin with libya. gadhafi stepping up his rhetoric saying the demands for a cease-fire are invalid. jim maceda is live in tripoli for us. >> reporter: first let's go to benghazi and reports from both rebel fighters and residents there that gadhafi forces now are on the outskirts of benghazi and they are fighting on the outskirts. they moved from about 40 or 50 miles outside of town to about 12 miles last night. this morning they were just three miles out beyond the center of town with tanks firing towards the center. also mortar rounds were being fired. the rebels are under attack. no other way to describe it. these forces are coming from the so you were approach and this, of course
to that oil price. savannah guthrie, thanks for starting us off. >>> in the state of new jersey this morning the price of gas went up 17 cents and it's happening of course from east to west across the country. multiply that by what it takes to fill up, say, the average suv. do that a few times every week while commuting to work and home again and that's real money. we know why it's happening, but we just don't know when and where these gas increases will stop. it will make everything more expensive. nbc's miguel almaguer is in west covina, california, tonight with this story. miguel, let's start with those gas prices over your shoulder. >> reporter: yeah, brian, good evening. sticker shock for so many californians. while us out west are used to higher gas prices, what's happening here is trickling down well beyond the pump. this los angeles suburb pumping out some of the highest gas prices in the nation. in west covina, you pay a premium for premium. $4.99. >> it's frustrating. >> reporter: in this bedroom community, we found the price of gas affects an entire city's economy. >> daniel, you'
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in less than three months, he's here to tell us why he's convinced he's sober for good today, wednesday, march 9, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm meredith vieira. take a look at little falls, new jersey, where homeowners are dealing with some of the worst flooding there in years. >> the flooding is the result of the storm we told you about hear monday morning. it hit sunday night into monday causing creeks and rivers to overflow their banks. as we mentioned the storm headed to the northeast today is expected to create even more problems in this area. the latest in a live report and al's forecast in just a bit. >> also a warning if you use a wireless internet router. imagine sitting home when a dozen fbi agents storm in and accuse you of trafficking in child pornography. it happened to one stunned man in florida because someone else was stealing his signal. he will share his story and we'll tell you how to keep your computer safe. >>> and charlie sheen blasts his bosses in another onli
>>> good morning. breaking news. german prosecutors say the gunman who killed two u.s. airmen and injured two others at the frankfurt airport was motivated by islamic extremism. we're live with the latest. >>> it was horrible. mickey rooney testifies on capitol hill about the abuse he suffered for years at the hands of his own family and speaks exclusively to nbc news. >> and he even sold my oscar. >> this morning, his emotional story in his own words. >>> and back with their mom. charlie sheen's twin boys now in the custody of their mother, brooke mueller, as new details emerge about what she told a judge to have those kids removed from the actor's home today, judge to have those kids removed from the actor's home today, march 3rd, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm meredith areredith vieira. >> and i'm matt lauer. >> the airmen were boarding a military bus outside of a terminal at the frankfort airport when a man began opening with them and then opened fire. german prosecutors are investigating the inc
rebels for the last about 48 hours. it's impossible for us confirm these reports at this time. but what i can tell you that i'm hearing in the city, and what we have seen this morning, just beginning to be daybreak here, i can hear gunfire in the background and police sirens and i've seen trucks with flashing lights through the area. what we've been able to hear is gunfire, heavy machine gunfire, light machine gunfire, automatic weapons fire, across many sort of areas of the city that we can hear. we sort of heard machine gunfire from my left here all the way around to the right and the other side of the buildinger we're located. the gunfire's perhaps half a mile, a mile or so away. it psalms to be be coming from multiple places. the trace of the fire firing up in the air. indeed we found on the balcony a bullet, which would probably indicate it had been fired up in the air, a celebratory gunfire and just landed here, because no one's firing at this particular building we're in. i mean the indications are that this -- that this is very likely celebratory gunfire. but without being able to
thank you for joining us. we appreciate it. dan, back to you. >> fascinating discussion. >>> and the motor behind those rising oil prices is the unrest and uncertainty in the arab world. especially in libya. anti-government rebels in libya captured a key port down. but moammar gadhafi's forces launch another defenses near tripoli. that's where we find our miguel marquez this morning. miguel, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. libya is essentially ripped in two. colonel gadhafi is increasing his force against rebels and protesters alike. but we could be in for a long, slow burn, as a civil war stalemate for weeks or months ahead. and colonel gadhafi could still come out on top. this morning, fighting continues west of tripoli. in zawiya, forces loyal to gadhafi tried to crush the rebels with fire. but the rebels are fighting back. both sides claim victory. east of the capital, a small, peaceful protest is threatening enough. police opened fire with tear gas and rubber bullets. at the heart of the struggle here, oil. libya's largest refinery is still oper
bureau chief. you haven't got a hat but -- >> i haven't got the hat. >> give us some idea of the powers you would have -- i'll show a clip from the movie. give you time to gather earth-changing thoughts. >> who the hell are you guys? >> we are the people who make sure things happen according to plan. my name's richardson. >> oh. >> that is the moment in the movie when you realize life mariners not going to be -- life's not going to be quite the same again. >> that's when the character sees behind the curtain and realizes that the idea that phillip came up with was that fate is, you know, is this group of people basically. and their job is to keep us all on the path we're meant to be on, predetermined path. so what the movie's about is it's my character and emily blunt's character fall in love. and -- we're not in the -- it's not in the plan book for us to be together. so eventually we decide to kind of fight the -- >> it's where humanity can overcome the will of even this cyber-robotic force, dominating your lives. you can -- you can get through with the power of human spirit. >> the qu
are as american as the -- >> you keep using the word rights, we're going to have to have a whole conversation about that. >> thanks so much for you watching tonight "in the arena." piers morgan has the first live television interview with charlie sheen. and that interview starts right now. >>> the headlines after the radio call-ins, after the meltdown. tonight, charlie sheen gives his first live television interview to me. everyone in hollywood's asking the same thing, what is he thinking? now charlie sheen tells me in his own words, no holds barred. this is a live edition of "piers morgan tonight." >>> and this was a scene just a few minutes ago. my special guest charlie sheen arrived here at cnn headquarters in los angeles. and charlie sheen is here with me now. charlie, why are you here? >> the vast audience is giving you a standing ovation. >> thank you. thank you for having me, by the way. yeah, you're awesome. >> what do you want to achieve but this interview? >> i think you should tell a little of the back story of how we met. >> we met in early '90s at the launch of planet hollywood t
.com. thanks for tuning in. catch us next sunday at our normal time slot, 10:00 p.m. eastern and pacific. >>> after the headlines, after the radio call-ins, after the meltdown, tonight charlie sheen gives his first live television interview to me. everyone in hollywood is asking the same thing. >> are you unthe what is he thinking? >> i'm a winner. their lives looks like they're ruled by losers. just to put it in black and white terms. i don't want their live and they want mine. they want to criticize the hell eight of it. you know? >> now charlie sheen tells me. in his own words. no holds barred. this is "piers morgan tonight." much 4. charlie sheen is here. charlie, why are you here? the vast audience has given you a standing ovation. >> thank you for having me, by the way. it's really a pleasure. you're awesome. >> what do you want to achieve with this interview. >> tell the back story about how we first met. >> we met in the early '90s and it was in aspen, colorado. you were at the launch of planet hollywood there and you did me a big favor. everyone was trying to get an interview wi
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